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Name Hurlers To Have Won All-Irelands In Three Different Decades

All-Irelands

With no live GAA action at the minute, we have trawled through the All-Ireland Championship history books and found a number of interesting statistics.  While an impressive and special achievement, winning multiple All-Irelands is no longer a rare occurrence, many on the 2019 Tipperary panel collected their third Celtic Cross of that decade alone. However, winning All-Irelands across a number …

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Quiz: Name The Eye-Catching All-Star Hurling Team Of 2016

All-Star 2016

It’s time for another All-Star hurling team of the year quiz and this time we’re turning our focus to 2016 when Tipperary reclaimed the Liam MacCarthy Cup.  In what was a very successful season for the Premier County, they first collected the Munster Cup before overcoming Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final on a scoreline of 2-29 to 2-20, winning their …

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Recalling The Infamous 2012 Semi-Final From Lar Corbett’s Perspective

Tipperary Kilkenny

“It was hard to believe how poor Tipperary were. This was their biggest championship defeat since 1897, I don’t know what was going on, it was confusing and embarrassing.”  Those were some the thoughts of RTÉ commentator Michael Duignan on the Sunday Game on the evening of the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. Tipperary – All-Ireland champions in 2010 and finalists …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling XV Who Took Home All-Star Honours In 2015

All-Star 2015

Next up in our series of quizzes on the All-Star hurling teams of the last decade, it’s 2015 and another successful year for the Cats. Brian Cody’s side recorded back-to-back All-Ireland titles after a battle with Galway in the decider in Croke Park. The side’s had met earlier that year in the Leinster final with Kilkenny prevailing by seven points …

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Quiz: Can You Name This All-Star Hurling Team From 2012?

All-Star 2012

Following on in our series of the All-Star Hurling teams of the last decade, it’s time to test your knowledge of the 15 players who made the cut in 2012. Another memorable year of action saw Brian Cody’s Kilkenny side record back-to-back All-Ireland titles, though in 2012, Galway provided the opposition in the decider. In what was a historic year …

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Quiz: Name The Tricky All-Star Hurling Team From 2011

All-Star 2011

Last week, we tested your knowledge of the legendary All-Star hurling team from 2010, now it is time to move onto the 2011 edition.  As you will probably recall, that was the year Kilkenny and Tipperary met in the third instalment of their thrilling final trilogy with Brian Cody’s side winning out on a scoreline of 2-17 to 1-16, avenging …

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Quiz: Name The Sensational All-Star Hurling Team From 2010

hurling 2010

2010 was a magical year for hurling with some outrageous clashes that will last long in the memory. It will be remembered most, of course, as the year Tipperary stopped Kilkenny’s ‘Drive For Five’ following a topsy turvy season that saw them knocked out of the Munster Championship in the first round by Cork. They fought back to set up …

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Ranking The Top Contenders In Hurling With Break In Play

Unfortunately, hurling and Gaelic football are on hiatus and it’s looking more and more likely that the break will be extended due to Covid-19.  However, this break in play allows us an opportunity to step back and analyse who are the top contenders in hurling following what has been an interesting Allianz League group campaign. So here are the hurling …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All-Ireland Hurling Champions In 2020?

All-Ireland

The future of GAA in Ireland in 2020 is uncertain given the current impact Covid-19 has had on sporting events. However, we hope that we will have a smooth-running championship to look forward to this summer.  2019 was certainly filled with plenty of drama, from Waterford’s poor showing to Galway’s early exit to the tense semi-finals that saw Kilkenny and …

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Quiz: Name The Hurling League Winning Managers From Last Decade

league

Six teams remain in the hunt for the 2020 Division 1 Allianz League Hurling title with two mouth-watering quarter-finals set to take place this weekend.  The conversation surrounding the league and its importance continues to rattle on especially considering the majority of teams in the two Division 1 groups are guaranteed to meet again later in the year given the …

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GAA Confirm Fixture Details For Hurling League Quarter-Finals

Allianz league quarter-final

The GAA have today confirmed the fixture details for the two quarter-finals in the Allianz Hurling League down for decision next weekend. Waterford were confirmed as quarter-finalists on Saturday night after their 1-21 to 1-17 loss to Limerick on Saturday evening saw the Treaty men top Group A and progress straight to the league semi-finals. Liam Cahill’s side will take …

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Clare Ring The Changes For Allianz League Clash With Kilkenny

Clare Kilkenny

Clare manager Brian Lohan has made six changes to his side for their trip to UPMC Nowlan Park to face Kilkenny in the Allianz Hurling League. John Conlon returns to lead the side after serving a one-match suspension following his red card received against Wexford earlier this month. The team captain is named at full-forward while Colin Guilfoyle and Domhnall …

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Wexford Keep Stars In Reserve For League Test Against Kilkenny

kilkenny wexford league

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald has opted to keep a number of his stars on the bench for their Allianz League clash against Kilkenny in Chadwicks Wexford Park on Sunday.  In total, the team shows two changes to the side who were beaten by Clare in round two of the Allianz League a fortnight ago. Simon Donohue is named at corner-back …

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IT Carlow Boss Carey Laments Introduction Of Advantage Rule In Hurling

Kilkenny selector and IT Carlow manager DJ Carey has shared his frustrations over the use of the advantage rule in hurling, describing it as “terrible.”  IT Carlow advanced to their second-ever final in the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup on Saturday following a 5-14 to 0-15 win over Mary Immaculate College. Cathal Dunbar (2), Stephen Bergin, Liam Blanchfield and Chris Nolan …

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Talking Points Following Intriguing First Round In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz League

The Allianz Hurling League returned with a bang this weekend with major wins for Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford, among others. The action began sensationally on Saturday evening as Limerick snuck past Tipperary during a thrilling affair. Following that, Wexford impressed as they comprehensively overcame Laois. Meanwhile on Sunday, Kilkenny, Clare, Waterford and Galway all recorded wins to get their campaigns …

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